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Hostal Zocalo

Calle 63 #508 Planta Alta, Col, Merida ., Mexico
#2 of 37 hotels in Merida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good hostel with spacious kitchen and lounge with wifi, good beds and big fans. The rooms against the square are bigger, have balconys and are a bit mor expensive, but well worth it. Bring earplugs dough if your room is against the zocalo. And the breakfast, so much better than many 3* hotels ive been at.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Sewage leakage outside our room for our entire stay. Disgusting smell, staff were not helpful or apologetic. Not offered another room or refund. Pillows beyond uncomfortable, rooms never cleaned or towels changed. Have stayed in hostels all over America and Europe and this is the worst! Only positive it's in a great location but not worth the hassle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Awesome hostel! Great location, with lots of food options nearby. Breakfast is always generous and delicious. No one goes hungry & they make omelettes on request. Rooms were clean, although we had no physical door to our 6 bed female dorm. Oscar the tour guy was the highlight, he ensured a memorable trip out to the caves, cenotes & to... More

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Merida, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The building is just on the main square and it is amazing!!!!!..The staff is friendly and the breakfast is good ( even though I didn't understand how it worked some guest had cooked eggs and toasts, but I was not offered any..). The girl dorm is very sweet, pink and finally no bunk beds!!!..a bit more expensive respect on what... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Pros - The breakfast: The breakfast at Hostal Zocalo is borderline legendary, a scrumptious buffet of bottomless fruit and homemade omelets! I would pay just to come eat here in the morning! - The staff: The staff is super nice and very friendly! They will help out regarding any questions you have about what to do in and around Merida!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The hostel is a a beautiful old building right on Merida's Zocalo. The staff were good, people were nice and rooms and bathrooms were clean though the bathrooms seemed a little old and the toilets can be a bit exposed. Wifi was fast, although only available in the (rather comfortable) lobby area. As everyone else has mentioned, breakfast was awesome... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Really really good!!! Lovely rooms, good beds, super friendly staf, AMAZING breakfast and excellent location! I normally never write reviews but i just had to for this one because it's so good. A lot of backpackers as Well as older people but not party hostel, a great easy going vibe

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This hostel has really nice reception people who are willing to help you all the time. Breakfast was good and you have time between 6 and 10, it had yogurt, fruits, cereals, toasts, gem, coffee and milk. For the price paid, beds and sheets are fine. Towels are free. Location is really great, it's just on the square. There is... More

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Perfect location in the center of Merida. Breakfast was very good and filling; all you can eat fruit, nuts, yogurt, bread; plus an omelet and beans. The rooms are very clean, and laundry service within the hostel is reasonably priced. The men's bathroom was a little crusty and the warm water runs out quick in the shower. My girlfriend said... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Really nice location right by the zocalo and open chilled out colonial building. It was fully booked when we arrived so they gave us a private room for the same price as a dorm which was really cool. It had a balcony overlooking the park and cathedral. Toilets weren't great though, they had shower curtains for doors. Good location for... More

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Address: Calle 63 #508 Planta Alta, Col, Merida ., Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Yucatan > Merida
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